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Thu Apr 17

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:44 PM

Re: Paging the Ukrainian Valet...

I sometimes find it amusing how we seem to forget our own inconvenient American history when wagging a finger at other countries for doing the same thing when it comes to acquiring land.

Or are all of the people on this board happy to start [more]

Wed Mar 26

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:24 PM

Re: OT wild west Detroit

because the state of michigan and the city of detroit should be making investments in their own backyard...

and i'd rather see govt investment in this sort of thing than the usual subsidy boondoggles that are rampant in our multi-trillion [more]

Tue Mar 25

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:56 PM

Re: OT wild west Detroit

Here's a crazy idea to reboot Detroit:

take $1 billion
offer a free house to 10,000 college-age tech/mftg entrepreneurial types to create a massive startup zone
make their businesses tax free for the first 10 years, but with the [more]

Thu Mar 20

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 6:36 PM

Re: Skipping beleaguered; straight to zombie!

at some point in the not too distant past, "news" organizations realized that they didn't have to print intelligent commentary or news - they simply had to get you to show up, either to read an article or to vent on it in the comment [more]

Thu Mar 6

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:46 PM

Re: OT: The Permafrost Strain.

Dave,

Obviously we have different forms of reading comprehension. I read "isn't used for any KNOWN purpose" to mean that we don't KNOW what it's being used for, not that it isn't being used.

In other words, I totally agree [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:44 AM

Re: GM...dum de dum dum....

The government is a racket in collusion with corporations.

So GM knowingly creates a situation which leads to the death of some # of people.

The government gets wind and FINES the company, with the money going to the [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:37 AM

Re: OT: The Permafrost Strain.

I said:

"meaning it isn't being used for any known purpose…"

You said:
"Or meaning we haven't discovered its purpose yet."


The difference being..?

Wed Mar 5

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:56 AM

Re: OT: The Permafrost Strain.

a large % of the DNA in the human body is "junk", meaning it isn't being used for any known purpose (likely leftovers from millions of years of evolution).

If that is the case, who's to say that a virus couldn't work on THAT [more]

Tue Mar 4

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 12:24 AM

Re: CarPlay

Sadly, Audi is not in this group.

As i'm looking to get a new car this year to replace my 11 year old (but very much loved) A4, I was planning to get another Audi but now will be looking at alternatives that are CarPlay participants...

Fri Jan 24

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:10 AM

Re: Calif. chicken plant infested with cockroach

funny - we are thinking of both (the chickens for the eggs, but the kids need to be about another year or so older so they can get taking care of the chickens as their chore).

Mon Jan 20

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:19 PM

Re: Calif. chicken plant infested with cockroach

i grow my own spinach. Also:
beets
kale
broccoli
swiss chard
tomatoes
eggplants
onions
garlic
asparagus
peppers
pumpkins

and tons of fruit.

So i'm pretty certain of the farm-to-fork chain [more]

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